LeadHers

The first confidence-building incubator for women leaders at UQ. 

LeadHers is targeted at women across all disciplines who are, or want to become, a manager, entrepreneur, researcher or academic. The program aims to support women to become more confident in their leadership capabilities while exploring common challenges most professional female leaders face in their career. All female-identifying students, staff and alumni are welcome to apply. 

Applications are now closed to LeadHers Spring.

As part of the LeadHers program you will:

  • increase your self-awareness and reflection skills
  • understand elements that undermine your confidence and how to combat them
  • network and learn from leading female speakers
  • learn strategies and actions to become a confident leader
  • have access to resources and networks to support your development after the program finishes.

LeadHers Spring online program
Tuesdays from12-2pm

Throughout five weeks, LeadHers will be delivered in a mixed mode of self-paced activities, peer mentoring and live sessions.

  • 22 September. Being you with confidence
    This live Zoom session will run from 12-2pm. 
    In the first week, we'll let you know how to make the most of LeadHers. You'll hear Dr Kylie Henderson (Founder & Managing Director of The Better Health Generation group) talk live, followed by a Q&A and a chance to connect with each other. 
  • 6 October. Leading with confidence
    This live Zoom session will run from 12-2pm. 
    Join UQ Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship) Dr Jessica Gallagher and Moira Were in conversation talking on servant leadership style. 
  • 13 October. Finding your voice with confidence
    This session is pre-recorded and you can watch at your own pace.
    Learn from personal branding expert Anita Siek (Founder of Wordfetti) and Sam Jockel (UQ Ventures Entrepreneur in Residence and Founder of ParentTV) as they talk of their entrepreneurial journeys and how they found their voice.  
  • 20 October. Create your own story with confidence
    This live Zoom session will run from 12-2pm. 
    Jaine Morris (COO at Coreo) will talk on her experiences and lead us through the ins and outs of owning and creating your story. 
    Join LeadHers program lead Cayetana Martinez for a session debrief and mentoring check-in.
  • 27 October. Asking questions with confidence
    The live Zoom session will run from 12-2pm
    Listen to guest mentors Sarah Liu (Founder and Managing Director of The Dream Collective) and Natalie Hurtado (Co-founder EARTH Inc. environmental fintech). Followed by speed mentoring with two mentors via the Zoom session.

All resources used throughout the program will be shared with the LeadHers community. You will be asked to keep a journal reflecting on each session.

LeadHers is open to all female-identifying students, staff and recent alumni from all backgrounds and levels at UQ.

You are required to attend all live Zoom sessions.

LeadHers Spring

Program commences Tuesday, 22 September 2020 from 12-2pm
Applications are now closed.